At The Podium

Avoiding the hazards of workplace safety programs

EmployerLINC Webinar

During this one-hour webinar, attorneys Roberta Fields, Chris Paul, and Nathan Whatley review the safety programs and policies targeted in OSHA’s latest memorandum, discuss the likely impact it will have on employer safety programs, and provide practical tips for improving workplace safety while avoiding undue governmental scrutiny.

Topics include:

  • An overview of Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • Incentive programs which are likely to be targeted by OSHA inspectors
  • OSHA recommendations for rewarding efforts, not achievements (every participant gets a prize?)
  • How to properly discipline a worker who violates company safety rules
  • How to properly discipline a worker who does not report injuries as specified by company policy
  • How to evaluate the effectiveness of safety programs
June 13, 2012